Refurbishment Unit

The National Interagency Support Cache Refurbishment Unit (NISC-RU) provides national leadership in the development and implementation of interagency refurbishment standards for supplies and equipment that are part of the NISC system. Primary duties include:

  • Standardize refurbishment processes to maximize efficiencies and enhance sustainable NISC operations.
  • Provide recommendations on enhancing production, safety, sustainable operations and efficiency for refurbishment operations
  • Maintain the NWCG Standards for Fire Equipment Storage And Refurbishing, PMS 448 according to established Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Work in collaboration with the Missoula Technology and Development Center (MTDC) and San Dimas Technology and Development Center (SDTDC).


Hector Basso
NWCG Coordinator: 
Tim Blake
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